Raptor migration, Shuamta, Georgia, September 2022


Shuamta raptor count point, Georgia, September 2022

Shuamta raptor count point, Georgia, 11 September 2022

This photo shows the raptor migration observation point in Shuamta, Georgia. It is not far from Batumi city, like the other hilltop observation point Sakhalvasho which is a few kilometres more to the west.

On 11 September, many black kites passing.

Shuamta raptor count point, honey buzzard, Georgia, 11 September 2022

Shuamta raptor count point, honey buzzard, Georgia, 11 September 2022

Of course, also honey buzzards again.

Shuamta raptor count point, honey buzzard flying, Georgia,11 September 2022

Shuamta raptor count point, honey buzzard flying, Georgia,11 September 2022

Bee-eaters, not officially counted, like usually.

Booted eagles, who are counted.

A painted lady butterfly.

Two sparrowhawks overhead.

A snake eagle circling.

In a flock of bee-eaters, an Alpine swift.

A long-legged buzzard.

A hummingbird hawk-moth.

Two hobbies.